The woodwind family is the oldest family of instruments known to man, with examples of early flutes being found dating back nearly 45,000 years. Because of the vast array of woodwind instruments available there is a suitable choice for everyone in this family. As well as all the academic advantages to playing a musical instrument, playing a woodwind instrument will teach you excellent breathing technique.
Why you should play woodwind instruments
Woodwind instruments are played in all genres of music across the world from pop music and jazz to a full symphony orchestra
There are more ensembles for woodwind players than any other instruments at Berkshire Maestros. From small chamber groups to full orchestras, there is something to suit everyone
Because there aren’t so many of us in an ensemble, we are very important and often get singled out to play the tune. We also have some of the most rewarding solo repertoire written for us